GRAVITY THEORY SEMINARS, Spring
(Includes also other seminars of interest to the gravity group.)
The Seminars are supposed to take place every Friday at 1:30pm in Room 4208
(if not otherwise stated below).
For information about GRT group seminars contact Stefano Liberati (301-405-6032 ).
For information about scheduled seminars in the UMD Physics Department look at the
Department Seminar Pages.
|Date, Time, Place||Speaker, Affiliation, Title
(sometimes linked to an abstract)
|Feb. 8||David Mattingly, UMD
``Astrophysical Constraints on Lorentz Breaking Dispersion Relations''
Joint seminar with
Goddard Gravitational Waves group
|Jim van Meter, UC Davis
``Post Minkowskian approach to binary black hole dynamics''
Joint Seminar with the EP group
Location: Room 4102
Akikazu Hashimoto, IAS Princeton
``Observables of String Field Theory''
||Bei-Lok Hu, UMD
``A Kinetic Theory Approach to Quantum Gravity''
||Spring Break Pause
||Stefano Liberati, UMD
``Towards the observation of Hawking radiation in Bose-Einstein condensates''
|Niall O'Murchadha, University Collge, Cork, Ireland
``Relativity without relativity: emergent time and the classical fields''
Washington University, St. Louis
``The quantum physics of chronology protection''
Buenos Aires University
``Thermalization in Large-N quantum field theory''
||Amit Ghosh, Penn State University
``Black hole entropy from semiclassical methods and 2nd law''
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